Crisis Management in the Tourism Industry : Beating the Odds? Hardback
Edited by Peter Hosie, Christof Pforr
Part of the New Directions in Tourism Analysis series
An important challenge facing tourism is the anticipation of the threat of crises precipitated by natural and people-made catastrophes, and being adequately prepared for them.
Despite an increase in research on this issue there is still a considerable lack of clarity on the impacts of crises on the tourism industry.
Illustrated by a range of international case studies, this book provides a systematic and conceptual approach to questions such as how tourism businesses prepare for and react to crisis, which measures are taken and what impact they have, and which strategies can be employed to overcome them. By discussing, analyzing and synthesizing the literature on crisis management, the authors question how business can become more proactive in preparing and dealing with crises in the tourism industry.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 268 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/02/2009
- Category: Business strategy
- ISBN: 9780754673804